First Milestone of openSUSE 11.4
openSUSE have released the first milestone of version 11.4.
This milestone of the Linux-based operating system ships with libzypp version 8.1, which features a new backend for http and ftp package downloads. MediaAria has been replaced with MultiCurl, adding support for zsync transfers and improved Metalink download support. OpenSUSE 11.4 M1's new Curl-based zypp backend, brings better support for network proxies to libzypp, zypper and YaST, and adds support for repositories protected by HTTP BASIC passwords.